Here are the blogs from my AP English Language class. No, they did not pick the thumbnails. Their general assignment is to pick something we've done/mentioned in class and connect it to something outside of class in the "real world." (h/t to David Theriault, whose idea this was.)
Students made grammar videos and video Sparknotes (with the puppets they also made):
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They used Google Draw to create symbolic renditions of the patterns they found in Virginia Woolf's The Waves:
The AP students have also started to make YouTube videos that explain important literary vocabulary.
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And the Desktop Publishing kids have been making massive portfolios of work: building websites/blogs; photoshopping images; coding games with Tynker; making elegant and terrible slide decks and walkthroughs of complicated technological processes; and all sorts of other foolish and beautiful stuff. I will create a separate post that links them all in at the end of the semester when they are finally done.